Paula Winter Announces New Pieces and New Website

PowerHouse SMART® member, Paula Winter has created PWDesign Furniture – a stunning line of custom acrylic furniture and occasional pieces. Launched in 2016, and now represented in two dynamic markets — Chicago and Atlanta — the line combines elegance and excitement suitable for contemporary, transitional, and traditional environments. PWDesign Furniture is available to the trade at […]

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Christine Julian Featured on Cover of Hindsdale Living – Home & Design

PHS member, Christine Julian of Julian Kitchen Design, was recently featured on the cover of Hinsdale Living – Home & Design. This magazine was issued in conjunction with the Hinsdale Home Show, where Christine had a booth. An article inside this issue interviewed Christine and featured photos of two additional projects. Read the full article […]

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Final Reveal: Stunning Townhouse in Northbrook: PHS Member’s Collaboration

Final Reveal: Stunning New Kitchen and Butler’s Pantry Last February KDP previewed this Northbrook kitchen in the process of receiving new Featherstone cabinets. We promised you a look at the final result. Here it is! This dazzling townhouse holds all the beauty and conveniences of a large kitchen in a medium-sized space. Featherstone flush inset perimeter […]

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BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home: 15 Best Architects in Chicago

Find out which two PowerHouse SMART® members are listed here and vote for your favorite! http://www.builddirect.com/blog/the-15-best-architects-in-chicago/           A diverse urban environment, Chicago reigns supreme in the world of architecture. From the birth of the skyscraper to the pioneering of the modern home by Frank Lloyd Wright, the buildings and structures in Chicago are a legacy […]

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PHS Member Paula Winter on PowerHouse SMART® and HOUZZ

What Paula Winter, Paula Winter Design has to say about PHS: “Who doesn’t enjoy recognition for doing what you love? In an arena with talented & ample competition, it’s wonderful to have both my terrific clients and the design-interested community support my work with this honor. PowerHouse SMART® increases both my strength in networking and […]

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PHS Member Nate Kipnis’ Climate Ride…more info here

Wendy,I’m in the final 1 1/2 weeks of fund raising for Climate Ride, a 300 mile, 4 day bike ride from Grand Rapids to Chicago on Sept. 27 – 30th. I’m halfway to my $8000 goal, with the money going to Citizens’ Greener Evanston and NRDC. I’ve put in 65 rides totaling 1400 miles since […]

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What’s your why? Why do you exist? Enter the L. Stern & Associates “What’s Your Why” contest.

What’s Your “Why?” Posted On Les Stern’s Blog on Aug 10 2015. “My name is Joel Goodson. I deal in human fulfillment. I grossed over eight thousand dollars in one night. Time of your life, huh kid?” That, of course, is the concluding line from “Risky Business.”  With that line Joel, played by Tom Cruise, […]

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